Sanford Moore receives VocalEssence Reatha Clark King Award

Congratulations to pianist, composer, arranger and producer Sanford Moore, who received the Reatha Clark King Award on Sunday, February 8 at the VocalEssence WITNESS: Let Freedom Ring concert at Orchestra Hall and was presented with a one-of-a-kind work of art created by past WITNESS Teaching Artist Ta-Coumba Aiken.  The Reatha Clark King Award for Excellence…  Read More

CONCERT: WITNESS: Let Freedom Ring

Feb 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pre-concert conversation with Sounds of Blackness Director Gary Hines and Don Shelby at 3 pm. Celebrating 25 years of WITNESS, VocalEssence salutes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Sounds of Blackness. Under the direction of Gary Hines, Sounds of Blackness performs and proclaims the music, culture and history of African Americans…  Read More

WITNESS Launch: Orienting Teachers to Let Freedom Ring

The VocalEssence Education staff led the annual WITNESS Teacher Orientation Seminar on Saturday, September 27, 2014. This was a wonderful opportunity for teachers in our partner schools to learn all they need to know about their school’s participation in the WITNESS School Program. Teachers who attended received copies of the 2014 WITNESS Teacher Resource Guide and…  Read More